The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

June 29, 2013

Arden C. Appleman, 84, Turbotville


The Daily Item

— TURBOTVILLE — Arden C. “Horns” Appleman, 84, of County Line Road, passed away Friday, June 28, 2013, at the Watsontown Health & Rehabilitation Center after being under hospice care for nine months.

Born Dec. 4, 1928, in Lewis Twp. he was a son of the late William and Mae (Snyder) Appleman.  He married the former Agnes Mae Starr on Feb. 3, 1950, and celebrated 52 years of marriage until her passing on May 19, 2002.

Arden owned and operated Herr Milling Company, Schuyler, from 1966 to 2009.

He was a member of Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, Turbotville and the North Montour Sportsman Association.

 He enjoyed hunting and fishing, was an avid New York Yankees fan and was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed helping others and was always there for anyone in need.  

Surviving are one son and daughter in law, William A. and Gloria Appleman, of Turbotville; daughters and son-in-laws, Teresa S. “Sue” Seese and Diana L. and Arthur Meyer, all of Turbotville and Angela M. and Kenneth Reynolds, of Watsontown; six grandchildren, Kari Keener, Kendra Reynolds, Virgil Meyer, Clinton Meyer, Courtney Hamm and Elizabeth Appleman; eight great -grandchildren, Maggie Hamm, Lydia Keener, Zayas Reynolds, Vance Meyer, Vanessa Meyer, Kade Meyer, Xavier Meyer and Ava Meyer.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his wife, are one brother, Clarence Appleman and one son-in-law, Dean Seese.  

Friends are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Brooks Funeral Home, 207 Broadway Street, Turbotville, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 10275 Route 44, Watsontown, where the funeral will be held at 11 a.m. with his pastor, the Rev. Dan May, officiating.

Burial will follow in the Exchange Cemetery.

The family will provide flowers and suggests contributions in Arden’s name be made to the Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, Building Fund, P.O. Box 6, Turbotville, PA  17772; or Geisinger Hospice, 100 North Academy Avenue, Danville, PA 17822

www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com.